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Table 3 Characteristics of children who received EPI during 2008-2009

From: Application of smart phone in "Better Border Healthcare Program": A module for mother and child care

Characteristics EPI cases before 2009 * (n = 396) New EPI cases in 2009 ** (n = 148)
Gender   
   Female 189 (47.73) 63 (42.57)
   Male 205 (51.77) 85 (57.43)
   Missing 2 (0.50) -
Nationality - n(%)   
   Thai 253 (63.89) 106 (71.62)
   Non-Thai 141 (35.61) 41 (28.38)
   Missing 2 (0.50) -
Education - n(%)   
   No education 390 (98.49) 138 (93.24)
   Grade 1 4 (1.01) 7 (4.73)
   Grade 2 - 3 (2.03)
   Missing 2 (0.50) -
Age group - n(%)   
   < 1 year - 65 (43.92)
   1 year 61 (15.40) 46 (31.08)
   2 year 110 (27.78) 6 (4.05)
   3 year 118 (29.80) 3 (2.03)
   4 year 67 (16.92) 8 (5.41)
   5 year 33 (8.33) 1 (0.68)
   6 year and above 5 (1.26) 19 (12.84)
   Missing 2 (0.50) -
Number of immunizations per child reported ***   
   Median 5 3
   25% - 75% Percentile 3-8 2-5
Immunizations received (n = 2814) *** (n = 2266) (n = 548)
   BCG 30 (1.32) 34 (6.20)
   DH 236 (10.41) 166 (30.29)
   DTP 470 (20.74) 42 (7.66)
   HBV 98 (4.32) 34 (6.20)
   JE 604 (26.65) 36 (6.57)
   Measles 170 (7.50) 33 (6.02)
   OPV 658 (29.04) 203 (37.04)
  1. * Data were extracted from cases receiving EPI from mid 2007-8; almost all cases are still on-going EPI visits
  2. ** Data were extracted from cases who were not reported as receiving EPI in 2007-8 but receiving in 2009; almost all cases are still on-going EPI visits.
  3. *** There might be missing, incomplete or non-reported immunizations in earlier years before data extraction from the system.